The Ottumwa Courier

December 23, 2013

Keith Burnam

Ottumwa Courier

---- — BLOOMFIELD — Keith F. Burnam, 84, of Bloomfield, died Dec. 18, 2013, at Banner Baywood Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. He was born Sept. 9, 1929, in Ethel, Mo., to Paul A. and Dorothy Waters Burnam. He married Wilma Joy Williams June 22, 1952, in La Plata, Missouri. She preceded him in death June 15, 2007.

Keith owned and operated Keith’s Foods in Bloomfield. He was a member of the Izaak Walton League, Masonic Lodge and the Bloomfield Country Club. He was an avid Phoenix Suns fan. He enjoyed wintering in Arizona at “The Resort” and spending summers at Lake of the Ozarks.

He is survived by a son, Brian (Gayla Harrison) Burnam of Bloomfield; daughter, Toni (Jeff) Owen of Bloomfield; three grandchildren, Austin Owen of Henderson, Colo., Alexa (Brett Rotter) Owen and Tristin Owen, both of Bloomfield; and a brother, Michael Burnam of Alexandria, Virginia.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

A celebration of life will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bloomfield Christian Church Fellowship Hall; with David Schooley officiating. Burial of the cremains will be at the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield. A visitation will follow the service.

A memorial has been established to Davis County Dollars for Scholars.

Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield is assisting the family, and online condolences may be directed to

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